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ACheap Way to Add to Your Home Gym

Friday, January 13, 2012

In a couple of months, all of the new exercise equipment that folks have bought for Christmas, and then realized they will not use, will be put on various websites for sale. You can pick up some great deals. Keep an eye out for them as you add to your home gym.

Wishing all a happy day.

  
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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 1/17/2012 8:37PM

    People also are selling their old stuff to make room for the new stuff!

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MEADSBAY 1/16/2012 10:54AM

    Good idea!
I'm adding you as a friend as I may go private soon.
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LIVINGFREE19 1/15/2012 2:27PM

    Good point!
Thank you!
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FANGFACEKITTY 1/14/2012 12:35PM

    Thanks for the reminder!

My sister found a barely used Bowflex on Craig's list that she bought for her husband for Christmas. He did not sound very enthusiastic about it when I mentioned it last week so I suspect eventually she will be putting it up for sale. Maybe she'll give me a good deal lol.

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ALASKASKY 1/14/2012 11:36AM

    Good idea. emoticon

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NANCY- 1/14/2012 9:20AM

    Great tip!!! Thanks!

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FUTUREHOPE49 1/13/2012 6:40PM

    What a good idea! I will keep my eyes peeled! I would like an exercise bike!
Thank for the tip! emoticon

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KRISTINE99 1/13/2012 6:32PM

    Good tip, SlimmerJesse! I've always wanted my own rowing machine. Perhaps I can get a good deal during this window of opportunity...

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NATPLUMMER 1/13/2012 10:28AM

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They Don't Even Want Chubby Corpses For Science!

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Yesterday I read an article on the MSN website that medical schools are rejecting chubby corpses as they do not provide the type of learning experience that students need. Too much fat to get through before finding the stuff they are studying.

Even in death, there are issues with being overweight! Go figure.

Wishing all a good day.

  
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LIVINGFREE19 1/15/2012 2:28PM

    That is interesting.


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KRISTINE99 1/13/2012 6:46PM

    Agree with MZZCHIEF. Greenhorn med students need a "baseline." Obesity may result in abnormal organs and such. This is along the lines of how a med student would first study normal cardiovascular, muscular, neural systems before looking at abnormal conditions such as muscular dystrophy, Alzheimer's disease, etc.


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THINBUCKEYE 1/12/2012 9:02PM

    Yes, I agree with NATPLUMMER!

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JIBBIE49 1/12/2012 8:54PM

    I wrote a paper in college on Cadaver Donation and found that the reason they don't want obese cadavers is because they can't get enough solution into the fat to preserve it well. Also, the liver and other organs are often "fatty" and don't preserve well.

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SOKKERNUT 1/12/2012 3:00PM

    I am with NATPLUMMER on this one. Why can't they learn from both heavy and thin corpses.

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MZZCHIEF 1/12/2012 10:45AM

    That makes sense to me.
Obesity causes huge changes in the organs, moves them out of their usual location.
Medical students coming in, need to see what "normal" looks like to get a baseline, before they start dealing with pathologies.
Less flesh to preserve, too.

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Mzzchief

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CELIAMINER 1/12/2012 10:30AM

    Agree with Natplummer. You'd think they would want a realistic experience with great potential for teaching the effects of obesity. Sheesh.
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NATPLUMMER 1/12/2012 9:43AM

    You would think they need some for practice.

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ALASKASKY 1/12/2012 9:25AM

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JABCLUB 1/12/2012 9:23AM

    OMG! I don't think that will be my reason for slimming up and getting into better shape, but it's certainly something to think about! emoticon

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75% Have Broken Their New Year's Resolutions

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

I've heard this several times on radio. It's only the second week into the new year, can it be true that this many people have broken their resolutions already?

Wishing all a good day.

  
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JIBBIE49 1/13/2012 9:25PM

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MNJONES2 1/11/2012 6:48PM

    i think the problem with New Years resolutions is people think they have to be absolutely perfect when they make them. They dont see them as a goal to strive for - like weight loss - we workout and watch what we eat so we lose a pound or two but then once in a while the scale goes up and do we quit? Not at spark people!

I used to tell my students think of every day assignments like athletic practice, or choir and play practice. You practice for weeks before you play a game or have the concert, if you make a mistake you go over it and relearn it. But you dont stop.... you keep going.

New Years resolutions are a goal --- not perfection.


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CATLADY52 1/11/2012 5:49PM

    I don't make resolutions. No fear of failure. I will either do or not do on my own.
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IDLETYME 1/11/2012 3:05PM

    I don't make resolutions, I just make plans for the year. That gives me plenty of time to get them done and not feel like I failed!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MZZCHIEF 1/11/2012 1:12PM

    Its why I don't make them.
Too black and white for my tastes!

: )
Mzzchief

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NATPLUMMER 1/11/2012 10:57AM

    That's probably true. That's the problem with New Year's Resolutions.

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New Bootcamp DVD-200 Sparkers got It Free, The Rest of Us Get to Pay for It

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Guess that's just the way it goes sometimes.

Not a problem, just an observation.

  
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KMICHA 1/11/2012 11:50AM

    I looked at it yesterday, and decided it was a lot of stuff that I could get on line. I'm still thinking about it . . . it isn't that expensive especially with the $3 coupon.

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JULESRULES78 1/11/2012 10:39AM

    Great point, Nat.

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NANCY- 1/11/2012 10:28AM

    Don't know the details. You are right... that is the way it goes sometimes. Thankfully Dr. Beck has helped me with situations like this to say "Oh Well" and move forward. Many opportunities are yet to come my way.

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NATPLUMMER 1/11/2012 10:26AM

    It's not very expensive, though.

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Where's Yoovie? Missed Her By 4 Minutes When She Posted That She Was Leaving.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

I would have told her that it isn't only about losing weight that keeps people here on the SP site. That, just because she hit a plateau, didn't mean she wasn't worthy of her votes as motivator. During my three years here, I've seen people pop in for just a few months and then leave - still being voted a motivator.

Although I didn't follow her blogs regularly, I saw her when she first arrived until she left today. There have been a lot of smiles as I read her blogs - very talented lady!

So, if any of you are still in-touch through other sites, let her know she will be missed. However, maybe she'll resurface here. It's happened before. (smiling)

Here's to all of us in 2012!

  
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IAM_HIS2 1/10/2012 7:57PM

    Hoping she returns!!!

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RUNBAREFOOTMAMA 1/10/2012 2:04PM

    Maybe she just needs to find her own motivation without the pressures of being a motivator. Hopefully she'll be back.

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LIVINGFREE19 1/10/2012 2:03PM

    It is sad when someone leaves that you know and would still like to converse with. I had this happen a few times also. Why do they leave. I guess, for different reasons.
I hope you find the person you are looking for again!
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BREWMASTERBILL 1/10/2012 1:37PM

    She'll be back.

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NATPLUMMER 1/10/2012 1:35PM

    I've heard about her but never actually read any blogs.

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KENDRASEPIPHANY 1/10/2012 1:30PM

    I totally agree - I love her personality and her positive, no-nonsense outlook on life. It just won't be the same around here without her...

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